The Marc Steiner Show

Charles Blow’s ‘Fire Shut Up in My Bones’

blowOctober 1, 2014 – Segment 2

Marc speaks with New York Times op-ed columnist Charles Blow about his compelling new memoir about growing up in segregated Louisiana, Fire Shut Up in My Bones. Blow will speak at the Central Branch of Baltimore’s Enoch Pratt Free Library (EPFL) Wednesday evening, as part of Open Society Institute-Baltimore’s Talking About Race series, co-sponsored by EPFL.


Written by Marc Steiner

Marc Steiner

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  1. Hey look- somebody who cares about and reads these sites!!

    How about the slave account of Charles Ball? also from Maryland.

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